The Department of Communities, along with other government and community sector agencies, works with families whose children are most vulnerable to poor life outcomes. Earlier, intensive intervention with high risk families before problems become entrenched, coordinated across government and the community services sector increases safety for children and young people and can divert them from the child protection system.
A number of elements effectively meet the needs of vulnerable families and young people, including:
Refer to the
Earlier Intervention and Family Support Strategy for further information.
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